Die Zukunft der deutschen Wirtschaft

Author: Antonio Schnieder
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3895787035
Format: PDF, ePub
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"Die Zukunft der deutschen Wirtschaft" richtet sich an alle von uns, die sich f?r die Zukunft interessieren. Wissenschaftler, Manager, Berater und Politiker pr?sentieren ihre pers?nlichen Zukunftsvisionen f?r fast alle Bereiche unserer Wirtschaft. Dabei liefern sie eine F?lle von Ideen, wie die Zukunft aussehen wird und was wir dazu beitragen k?nnen, sie in eine gute Richtung zu steuern. Mit Beitr?gen von J?rg Adolf (Shell), Carl-Albrecht Bartmer (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft), Volker Bellersheim (Arthur D. Little), Rainer Br?derle (FDP), Hans-J?rg Bullinger (Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft), Ralf Christian (Siemens), Michael Diekmann (Allianz), Manfred Dietel (Charit?), Jean-Pierre Dubois (Paris), Lord John Eatwell (Cambridge), Ralf Emmerich (Capgemini), Falko Fecht (European Business School), Michael Frenzel (TUI), Sigmar Gabriel (SPD), Gerald Gerlach (TU Dresden), Stefan Gro?-Selbeck (XING), Thomas Gutberlet (tegut), Matthias K. Hartmann (IBM), Stefan Heidbreder (Stiftung Familienunternehmen), Markus Hofmann (NETWORK), J?rgen Hubbert (ehem. Daimler), Claudia Kemfert (DIW), Volker Kirchgeorg (Arthur D. Little), Andreas Knie (WZB, InnoZ), Gerhard Knies (DESERTEC), Hartmut Kreikebaum (European Business School), Kurt J. Lauk (CDU), J?rg Lennardt (ExperConsult), Meinrad Lugan (B. Braun Melsungen), Bernd Malmstr?m (ehem. Deutsche Bahn, Schenker), Wolfgang Plischke (Verband Forschender Arzneimittelhersteller), Marc Reinhardt (Capgemini), Andreas Renschler (Daimler), August-Wilhelm Scheer (BITKOM), Werner Schnappauf (BDI), Antonio Schnieder (Capgemini, BDU), Ulrich Schriek (Qiagen), Karl-Gerhard Seifert (Allessa), Gerhard Seitfudem (Publicis), Tom Sommerlatte (Osiris MIC), Thomas Theuringer (Qiagen), Christopher Ulrich (Arthur D. Little), J?rgen Valentin (NanoFocus), Mark Wahrenburg (Universit?t Frankfurt), Henning Wallentowitz (RWTH Aachen), Marion A. Weissenberger-Eibl (Fraunhofer-Institut f?r System- und Innovationsforschung), Christoph Wollny (Siemens), Sebastian Ziegaus (Fraunhofer-Institut f?r System- und Innovationsforschung), Bernd Ziesemer (Handelsblatt).

Born to Run

Author: Bruce Springsteen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 150114152X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himselfto writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that fueled his imagination, leading up to the moment he refers to as The Big Bang: seeing Elvis Presley s debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. He vividly recounts his relentless drive to become a musician, his early days as a bar band king in Asbury Park, and the rise of the E Street Band. With disarming candor, he also tells for the first time the story of the personal struggles that inspired his best work. Born to Run will be revelatory for anyone who has ever enjoyed Bruce Springsteen, but this book is much more than a legendary rock star s memoir. This is a book for workers and dreamers, parents and children, lovers and loners, artists, freaks, or anyone who has ever wanted to be baptized in the holy river of rock and roll. Rarely has a performer told his own story with such force and sweep. Like many of his songs ("Thunder Road, "Badlands." "Darkness on the edge of Town. "The River" "Born in the U.S.A." "The Rising, " abd "The Ghost of Tom Joad," to name just a few). Bruce Springsteen s autobiography is written with the lyricism of a singular songwriter and the wisdom of a man who has thought deeply about his experiences.

Mona Lisa Overdrive

Author: William Gibson
Publisher: Spectra
ISBN: 0307831191
Format: PDF, Kindle
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William Gibson, author of the extraordinary multiaward-winning novel Neuromancer, has written his most brilliant and thrilling work to date . . .The Mona Lisa Overdrive. Enter Gibson's unique world--lyric and mechanical, erotic and violent, sobering and exciting--where multinational corporations and high tech outlaws vie for power, traveling into the computer-generated universe known as cyberspace. Into this world comes Mona, a young girl with a murky past and an uncertain future whose life is on a collision course with internationally famous Sense/Net star Angie Mitchell. Since childhood, Angie has been able to tap into cyberspace without a computer. Now, from inside cyberspace, a kidnapping plot is masterminded by a phantom entity who has plans for Mona, Angie, and all humanity, plans that cannot be controlled . . . or even known. And behind the intrigue lurks the shadowy Yazuka, the powerful Japanese underworld, whose leaders ruthlessly manipulate people and events to suit their own purposes . . . or so they think.

Ageing and Technology

Author: Emma Domínguez-Rué
Publisher: transcript Verlag
ISBN: 3839429579
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The booming increase of the senior population has become a social phenomenon and a challenge to our societies, and technological advances have undoubtedly contributed to improve the lives of elderly citizens in numerous aspects. In current debates on technology, however, the »human factor« is often largely ignored. The ageing individual is rather seen as a malfunctioning machine whose deficiencies must be diagnosed or as a set of limitations to be overcome by means of technological devices. This volume aims at focusing on the perspective of human beings deriving from the development and use of technology: this change of perspective - taking the human being and not technology first - may help us to become more sensitive to the ambivalences involved in the interaction between humans and technology, as well as to adapt technologies to the people that created the need for its existence, thus contributing to improve the quality of life of senior citizens.

God Is Not Great

Author: Christopher Hitchens
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 1551991764
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Christopher Hitchens, described in the London Observer as “one of the most prolific, as well as brilliant, journalists of our time” takes on his biggest subject yet–the increasingly dangerous role of religion in the world. In the tradition of Bertrand Russell’s Why I Am Not a Christian and Sam Harris’s recent bestseller, The End Of Faith, Christopher Hitchens makes the ultimate case against religion. With a close and erudite reading of the major religious texts, he documents the ways in which religion is a man-made wish, a cause of dangerous sexual repression, and a distortion of our origins in the cosmos. With eloquent clarity, Hitchens frames the argument for a more secular life based on science and reason, in which hell is replaced by the Hubble Telescope’s awesome view of the universe, and Moses and the burning bush give way to the beauty and symmetry of the double helix. From the Hardcover edition.

Social Media and Mobile Technologies for Healthcare

Author: Househ, Mowafa
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466661518
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In addition to social media’s prevalence for personal use, online networking tools are also gaining momentum in the healthcare field. Health information and patient discussion are embracing these technologies to create a more ubiquitous communication platform. Social Media and Mobile Technologies for Healthcare provides insight on the tools that are integral to understanding and implementing emerging technologies in health-related fields. With an ever-growing presence of patients and health professionals on social networking sites, this book will provide insight into the effect of communication technologies on health services. This publication is useful for professionals and researchers in health informatics, as well as students, practitioners, clinicians, and academics.

The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication

Author: Teresa L. Thompson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136931678
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication brings together the current body of scholarly work in health communication. With its expansive scope, it offers an introduction for those new to this area, summarizes work for those already learned in the area, and suggests avenues for future research on the relationships between communicative processes and health/health care delivery. This second edition of the Handbook has been organized to reflect the goals of health communication: understanding to make informed decisions and to promote formal and informal systems of care linked to health and well-being. It emphasizes work in such areas as barriers to disclosure in family conversations and medical interactions, access to popular media and advertising, and individual searches online for information and support to guide decisions and behaviors with health consequences. This edition also adds an overview of methods used in health communication and the unique challenges facing health communication researchers applying traditional methods to efforts to gain reliable and valid evidence about the role of communication for health. It introduces the promise of translational research being conducted by health communication researchers from multiple disciplines to form transdisciplinary theories and teams to increase the well-being of not only humans but the systems of care within their nations. Arguably the most comprehensive scholarly resource available for study in this area, the Routledge Handbook of Health Communication serves an invaluable role and reference for students, researchers, and scholars doing work in health communication.

PHealth 2012

Author: Bernd Blobel
Publisher: IOS Press
ISBN: 1614990689
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Microsystems, smart textiles, telemedicine, smart implants and sensor-controlled medical devices have become important enablers for monitoring and treatment in both inpatient and outpatient care. Indeed, micro and nano technologies have tremendous potential for increasing access to care whilst managing healthcare costs. They are set to be at the heart of evolutionary and revolutionary changes in healthcare, and are crucial, not only for the future of medicine, but also for the improvement of healthcare and welfare processes today and tomorrow. This book presents the proceedings of the 2012 pHealth conference, held in Porto, Portugal, in June 2012. The pHealth conference has emerged as the leading international meeting on wearable micro and nano technologies for personalized medicine, attracting scientists from various disciplines, clinicians, as well as policy makers from the healthcare industry, hospital administration and allied professionals. The book includes keynotes, invited speeches and selected submitted contributions.The areas covered include: the pHealth approach, new approaches to diagnosis and therapy, monitoring special diseases, system architecture, design and implementation, wearable sensor systems, smartphone applications and ambient assisted living. Over the years, pHealth has given visibility to the tremendous potential of micro and nano technologies, not only for the future of medicine, but also for the improvement of healthcare processes today. This book will be of interest to all those involved with the provision of health and welfare services, and also to companies engaged in the development of micro and nano technologies.